Contact: Cindy Gamble, Tribal Public Health Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org
Covid-19 Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Resources:
The National WIC Association launched a webpage titled “WIC & Health Resources for Native Peoples” in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. The webpage includes information from WIC agencies, COVID-19 resources, and breastfeeding information.
The Role and Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Pregnant and Parenting Individuals
RESCUE Webinar: Tailoring Prevention Messages to Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
Doula Pandemic Training: Free training for doulas. Thank you to Kate Dewey, Camie Goldhammer, and Jane Drichta for working so hard on creating the content and making it free!!
Free UW and PSW Perinatal Mental Health Training
The University of Washington is collaborating with Perinatal Support of Washington to offer a free perinatal mental health training to any provider who cares for pregnant and postpartum patients. There will also be a virtual option.
- When? June 10 & 11, 2020, 9:00am – 5:15pm (prescriber CME breakout session: June 10, 2020 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm)
- Where? Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey, WA. The prescriber CME breakout session (June 10 from 12-5) will be virtually available if needed.
- Who can attend? This training is open to anyone who cares for pregnant or postpartum patients (included but not limited to: nurses, physicians, community health workers, IBCLCs, counselors, public health employees, pharmacists, and other primary care and mental health providers). FLYER
- How do I register? https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4556471
Of note, we are seeing a worsening of anxiety (new anxiety and worsened preexisting mental health conditions) related to COVID-19 among many birthing parents. We invite you to reach out to our perinatal mental health consultation line (available weekdays 9:00-5:00pm at 877-725-4666) if you have any questions around your patient’s mental health in this difficult time. FLYER
This page is currently being updated.
If you would like a printed copy of the WIC Shopping Guide in English or any other available languages, please call 1-800-841-1410.
Maternal-Infant Health Strategic Plan (click here)
Maternal-Infant Health Plan EXECUTIVE SUMMARY (click here)
Article: A birth plan during coronavirus: I am grateful for all my options, including doulas
Panel recommends home visits, community trust efforts to reduce infant mortality (Click to read article)
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